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Swamp sassafras
Sassafras Sas"sa*fras, n. [F. sassafras (cf. It. sassafrasso, sassafras, Sp. sasafras, salsafras, salsifrax, salsifragia, saxifragia), fr. L. saxifraga saxifrage. See Saxifrage.] (Bot.) An American tree of the Laurel family (Sassafras officinale); also, the bark of the roots, which has an aromatic smell and taste. Australian sassafras, a lofty tree (Doryophora Sassafras) with aromatic bark and leaves. Chilian sassafras, an aromatic tree (Laurelia sempervirens). New Zealand sassafras, a similar tree (Laurelia Nov[ae] Zelandi[ae]). Sassafras nut. See Pichurim bean. Swamp sassafras, the sweet bay (Magnolia glauca). See Magnolia.
Swamp sassafras
Swamp Swamp, n. [Cf. AS. swam a fungus, OD. swam a sponge, D. zwam a fungus, G. schwamm a sponge, Icel. sv["o]ppr, Dan. & Sw. swamp, Goth. swamms, Gr. somfo`s porous, spongy.] Wet, spongy land; soft, low ground saturated with water, but not usually covered with it; marshy ground away from the seashore. Gray swamps and pools, waste places of the hern. --Tennyson. A swamp differs from a bog and a marsh in producing trees and shrubs, while the latter produce only herbage, plants, and mosses. --Farming Encyc. (E. Edwards, Words). Swamp blackbird. (Zo["o]l.) See Redwing (b) . Swamp cabbage (Bot.), skunk cabbage. Swamp deer (Zo["o]l.), an Asiatic deer (Rucervus Duvaucelli) of India. Swamp hen. (Zo["o]l.) (a) An Australian azure-breasted bird (Porphyrio bellus); -- called also goollema. (b) An Australian water crake, or rail (Porzana Tabuensis); -- called also little swamp hen. (c) The European purple gallinule. Swamp honeysuckle (Bot.), an American shrub (Azalea, or Rhododendron, viscosa) growing in swampy places, with fragrant flowers of a white color, or white tinged with rose; -- called also swamp pink. Swamp hook, a hook and chain used by lumbermen in handling logs. Cf. Cant hook. Swamp itch. (Med.) See Prairie itch, under Prairie. Swamp laurel (Bot.), a shrub (Kalmia glauca) having small leaves with the lower surface glaucous. Swamp maple (Bot.), red maple. See Maple. Swamp oak (Bot.), a name given to several kinds of oak which grow in swampy places, as swamp Spanish oak (Quercus palustris), swamp white oak (Q. bicolor), swamp post oak (Q. lyrata). Swamp ore (Min.), bog ore; limonite. Swamp partridge (Zo["o]l.), any one of several Australian game birds of the genera Synoicus and Excalfatoria, allied to the European partridges. Swamp robin (Zo["o]l.), the chewink. Swamp sassafras (Bot.), a small North American tree of the genus Magnolia (M. glauca) with aromatic leaves and fragrant creamy-white blossoms; -- called also sweet bay. Swamp sparrow (Zo["o]l.), a common North American sparrow (Melospiza Georgiana, or M. palustris), closely resembling the song sparrow. It lives in low, swampy places. Swamp willow. (Bot.) See Pussy willow, under Pussy.

Meaning of Swamp sassafras from wikipedia

- species near the lake include Golden S****afras, Soft Corkwood, Prickly Ash, Possumwood and Mountain Walnut. The swamp was formed when a landslip fell from...
- (Santalum spp.) Indian sandalwood (Santalum album) S****afras (S****afras albidum) Southern s****afras (Athero**** moschatum) Satiné, satinwood (Brosimum...
- swallowtail are most commonly either ****ebush (Lindera benzoin) or white s****afras (S****afras albidum). Other possible host plants include prickly ash (Zanthoxylum)...
- oak Swamp white oak White oak Pine Eastern white pine Sycamores Buttonwood Prunus Black cherry Chokecherry Pin cherry S****afras White s****afras Serviceberries...
- Robinia Robinia pseudoacacia (Black locust) - introduced S****afras S****afras albidum (S****afras) Salix (willows) - too many species to list. Sambucus (elder)...
- Native American origin, coming from the Cr**** words ito ‘tree’ and opilwaswamp’; it was in use by the mid-18th century While these trees are often known...
- are known as the "holy trinity" of Cajun cuisine.) Parsley, flat leaf S****afras leaves (dried & ground into the ****e known as filé for gumbo of the Choctaw)...
- blueberries, pears, plums, peaches, apples, and grapes. The Oneidas also used s****afras for tea. There are two types of Oneida dancing: social and ceremonial...
- are known as the "holy trinity" of Creole cuisine.) Parsley, flat leaf S****afras leaves (dried and ground into the ****e known as filé for gumbo of the...
- (1913–1973) and distributed by the Post-Hall Syndicate. Set in the Okefenokee Swamp of the southeastern United States, the strip often engaged in social and...
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